Capstone Level

III. Capstone Level: (6 credit hours)

The requirements may be met by selecting two courses from a variety of options, including senior project or thesis, senior seminar, senior internship, study abroad, community engagement, honors seminar, interdisciplinary senior seminar or a 400-level course counting toward a double major. No more than three of the six credit hour requirements may be taken in the department of major. This requirement should be completed during the student’s senior year.


ACCT 4003*    Contemporary Issues in Accounting
AENG 4980*   Senior Project I
AENG 4981*   Senior Project II
ANTH/SOC 4025*   Religion in a Global World
ANTH/SOC 4107*   Senior Seminar
ANTH/PSYC/SOC 4203/4045*   Practicum in Community Development
ANTH/SOC 4560*   Development Studies Seminar
ARIC 5135/HIST 4220  

International Trade 1000 - 1700:

Egypt and the Mediterranean - Red Sea Trade

ARIC 5102   Cairo in the Cultural Imaginary 
ARTV 4270*   Senior Project
BIOL 4980*   Senior Research Thesis
BIOL 4981*   Seminar in Biology
CENG 4980*   Senior Project I
CENG 4981*   Senior Project II
CHEM 4980*   Senior Thesis
CORE 4198   Selected Topic for Core Curriculum
CSCE 4980*   Senior Project I
CSCE 4981*   Senior Project II
DSGN 470/4270   Senior Project Practice
ECLT 4009   Greek Classics in Translation
ECLT 4010   Classics of the Ancient World
ECLT 4011   History of Literary Criticism
ECLT 4012   Modern Literary Criticism
ECLT 4099   Capstone Seminar: Selected Topics
ECON 3071*   Labor Economics (CBL)
ECON 4051*   Seminar on Economic Development in the Middle East
EDUC 4098   Selected Topics for the Core Cirriculum
ECON 4099*   Seminar: Special Topics in Economics
EENG 4980*   Senior Project I
EENG 4981*   Senior Project II
EGPT 4040**   Ancient Egyptian Religion and Ethics
EGPT 5199**   Selected Topics in Egyptology
ENGR 4990   Entrepreneurial Development and Innovation
ENTR 4102*   Entrepreneurship and Innovation
FILM 4250*   Senior Film Project
FILM 4370   Advanced Seminar in Film Study and Research
HIST 4188   Selected Topics in World History
HIST 4215   The Marriage Crisis and the Middle East
HIST 4216   Social and Political History of Modern Cairo
HIST 4219   Modern Movements in Islam
HIST 4288/ARIC 5136   Selected Topics in the History of the Modern Middle East
HIST 4290   Selected Topics in Modern Egyptian History
HIST 4303   Global Capitalism and Africa: An Economic History
HIST 4488   Selected Topics in European History
HIST 4588   Selected Topics in the History of the United States
JRMC 4420*   Media Management
JRMC 4425*   Integrated Marketing Communication Campaigns Capstone
JRMC 4480*   Multimedia Reporting Capstone
JRMC 4482*   Media Convergence Capstone
MACT 4950*   Practical Internship
MACT 4980*   Senior Thesis

MACT 4990

  Enterprise Risk Management

MENG 4980*

  Senior Project I
MENG 4981*   Senior Project II
MEST 4301   Special Topics in Middle East Studies
MGMT 4401*   Business Planning and Strategy

MGMT 4402

  Business Consultancy
MKTG 4602*   Marketing Strategy
MUSC 4980*  

Capstone Final Recital

PENG 4980*   Senior Project I
PENG 4981*   Senior Project II
PHIL 5112**  

Advanced Seminar in Aesthetics

PHIL 5114*   Philosophical Masterpieces
PHIL 5115*   Philosophical Figures
PHIL 5119*  

Advanced Seminar in Political Philosophy

PHYS 4980*   Senior Thesis and Seminar
POLS 4000***   Honors Seminar: Political Theory and Current Issues in World Affairs
POLS 4018   Cross-Cultural Perceptions and Representations
POLS 4030*   Seminar: Selected Topics in Political Science for Undergraduates
PPAD 5161   Diplomacy Theory and Practice
POLS 5130*   Seminar: Selected Topics in Political Science for Both Undergraduates and Graduates
PPAD 5198*   Practicum
PSYC 4062*   Clinical Psychology
PSYC 4063*   Advanced Community Psychology: Applied Research and Service
RHET 3140*   Writing Children’s Literature (CBL)
RHET 4160*   Imagining the Book
RHET 4260*  

Writing for Project Funding (CBL)

RHET 4270*  

Research and Writing Internship

RHET 4280*   Advanced Scientific and Technical Writing
RHET 4360*   Writing and Editing for Publication
SEMR 3099  

Core Honors Seminar (CBL)

SEMR 4018   East-West Dialogue: Cross-Cultural Perceptions and Reflections
SEMR 4028   The Arab Spring in Arab Eyes: Perceptions and Reflections from the Arab World


PSYCH 3202

  Participatory Action Research in Community Settings
SEMR 4038   South-South Dialogue: Perceptions and Reflections from the Global South
THTR 4703*  

Senior Thesis

THTR 4705**   Senior Honors Project
ANTH 462/4065   Culture, Economy and the Everyday
ARIC 000/5137   International Trade 1000 - 1700: Egypt and the Mediterranean - Red Sea Trade
ENGR 000/5101   Cross Talk: Implementation Science and Engineering
POLS 440/5140   Seminar: Special Topics in International Relations for both Undergraduates and Graduates
MRS 500/5102   Migration and Refugee Movements in the Middle East and North Africa
MRS 507/5100   Introduction to Migration and Refugee Studies


CBL: Community-Based Learning
* All prerequisites apply


** Course should be taken only with the consent of the instructor

 *** Only for students in the honors program